It’ll value customers in the US the identical quantity to buy the third Tyson Fury-Deontay Wilder heavyweight title struggle via conventional pay-per-view suppliers because it did for his or her rematch.
BoxingScene.com has confirmed that the instructed retail value within the U.S. for Fury-Wilder III is $79.99. Their second bout, which Fury received by seventh-round technical knockout in February 2020, generated greater than 825,000 buys on the similar value level.
Their third struggle for Fury’s WBC heavyweight championship, scheduled for Saturday night time at T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas, is one other three way partnership between ESPN and FOX Sports activities. The 2 networks haven’t put as a lot advertising and marketing muscle behind their third assembly, nevertheless, as their rematch, which was even promoted throughout FOX’s broadcast of Tremendous Bowl LIV.
The acquisition value to look at Fury-Wilder III in Fury’s residence nation of England, in addition to the remainder of the UK and Eire, is barely increased than typical. It’ll value £24.95 to look at Fury-Wilder III via BT Sport Field Workplace within the UK, the place their 12-round essential occasion will start within the wee hours of the morning Sunday.
This 12-round bout between Manchester’s Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) and Wilder (42-1-1, 41 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is the highest-profile struggle on the boxing calendar within the U.S. and the UK for the rest of 2021.
Fury, 33, is listed by Caesars Sportsbook as a 3-1 favourite to defeat Wilder once more.
Wilder, 35, will work with a brand new head coach, retired heavyweight Malik Scott, for the primary time when he faces Fury for the third time since December 2018. Their first struggle, wherein Fury survived a knockdown apiece within the ninth and twelfth rounds, resulted in a break up draw at Staples Middle in Los Angeles.
Fury and Wilder will headline a four-fight pay-per-view present scheduled to start out at 9 p.m. EDT.
Within the 10-round co-feature, Nigerian heavyweight Efe Ajagba (15-0, 12 KOs) is about to come across Cuba’s Frank Sanchez (18-0, 13 KOs). Finland’s Robert Helenius (30-3, 19 KOs) and Brooklyn’s Adam Kownacki (20-1, 15 KOs) are scheduled to fulfill in a 12-round heavyweight rematch instantly earlier than the Ajagba-Sanchez bout.
The pay-per-view portion of the present will start with an eight-rounder wherein Jared Anderson (9-0, 9 KOs), a extremely touted heavyweight prospect from Toledo, Ohio, will battle Russian veteran Vladimir Tereshkin (22-0-1, 12 KOs).
Keith Idec is a senior author/columnist for BoxingScene.com. He could be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.
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